Antique 19th Century Burmese Kammavaca Shwe Zawa Manuscript Chest - 70cm / 28"
Measurements - Long 70cm (28")
Ca. 19th century Burmese Kammavaca or manuscript chest. The chest is decorated in traditional Shwe Zawa style. Chests such as this would be used to store the 16 page Kammavaca religious text recited by monks at ceremonies. The box is decorated with traditional Burmese scenes of the Royal court, with the King's advisors knelt before him.
The chest is decorated in traditional black and gold Shwe Zawa style.
Provenance: Ex- private UK Collection. All items are guaranteed to be as described. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all purchases upon request.
This traditional in appearance piece is sure to add a unique touch to any room of your home or workplace.
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